Friday, December 30, 2011

Christmas Napkin Ring Holder - Tutorial...

I hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday...

Here is a  very simple and fun project, I created for my everyday Christmas's one that can be decorated for any occassion!!

A Slide Show Tutorial  follows the Tools and Products list...

Craft Knife
Sanding Block
Small Paint Brush
Crimper ( or Scoring Board )
Daubers or Small Sponges
Heating Tool

Toilet Paper Rolls - Cut in 1 1/4" increments
Cardstock - Cut at 1 1/4"x6"
Distress Inks - Tim Holtz - Vintage Photo & Walnut Stain
Glossy Accents or any strong embellishment glue
Gemstones ( Red and Green sharpies if stones are clear)
Mod Podge or any good sealer
Embossing Powders: Zing-Chestnut, Ranger-Gold
Embossing Pad

A VERY Happy New Year !!

Monday, December 12, 2011

Christmas Mini - 2011...

Happy Holidays everyone... Hope you are all looking forward to a very Joyous Season with Family and Friends....
Here is a little 6x6 Christmas Mini... that surprisingly holds more than 50 large photos... The spine  were inspired by Laura Dennison 's -  Stack the Deck at:
My YouTube Video at the end.. will walk you through the Album... and best viewed by clicking on the YouTube Icon....
Wishing you all the best this Christmas... and the happiest New Year yet!!

Papers: Be Merry - My Minds Eye
Cardstock: Bazzill
Baker's Twine: Sew Easy - We R Memory Keepers
Poinsietta's:  Flower Shoppe Cartridge - Cricut
Large Leaf Die: Cuttlebug - Leaves- 37-1214
Small leaves: MS Punch - Rose leaf
Arch Border Punch: Martha Stewart
Bracket Spine Shape: On The Edge Die - Brackets - 656625
Snowflake Border: On the Edge Die - Snowflurries - 656920
Loop Edger Die: CottageCutz - CC-ED07-006
Skates and Snowman Die & Embossing Folder: uttlebug - Winter Play - 37-1745
House Die: Sizzix - 656696
Welded Tree Border: Christmas Cartridge - Cricut
Santa Silhouettes: A Child's Year Cartridge - Cricut
Corner Flourishes: Architectural Accents - Sizzix - 654470
Small Label Punch: EK Success
Oval Christmas Stamps: JustRite - JB-080770
Distress Ink: Tim Holtz - Walnut Stain
Assorted Ribbons